Law College Dehradun, faculty of Uttaranchal University organized its Orientation Program on 18th August 2018 wherein the new students were welcomed by the Management of the University and Faculty Members of Law College Dehradun as a mark of new beginning for all the Freshers. Before the commencement of the classes, the students were given an overview of the complete realm of university life including academic, social and various in-house activities through the Induction Program. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Hon’ble Chancellor Shri Jitender Joshi and Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Joshi & Dr. Abhishek Joshi, Director, Student Affairs and IT Services were present as the Guest of Honour. The event began with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp and Saraswati Vandana.
Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Bahuguna, Principal and Dean of Law College Dehradun delivered his first official address. He in his address to the Freshers extended his cordial welcome to the historical hall of the University. It was a proud moment that amidst the students, 45% of them were female students showing the aspiration and competence of feminine gender. Out of these, 100 students were selected on the basis of their CLAT score and the others on the basis of merit system. The new entrants comprised of students from more than 22 states and neighboring countries of the nation. The Principal then proudly introduced the pillars of the college, none other than the Faculty Members, who work tirelessly for the betterment of the students. Dr. Rajesh Bahuguna delivered a 90 minutes inspirational speech in continuance covering various aspects which primarily aimed at introducing the students to college life, assimilating students to their new surroundings and building up a positive attitude amidst the student community. He also mentioned that students should channelize their energy in a productive way by participating in various societies like Debating Society, Legal Aid Centre, Moot Court Society, Youth Parliament Society, Cultural society and Sports Society that are functioning efficiently in the college. His Guru Mantra for the students was ‘BHOG’ where B- stands for be honest to yourself, parents, teachers and profession, H- stands for have faith in the system in which you are involved, O-be organized in every aspect, G- for give your 100 % in whatever you do.
Prof.(Dr.) N.K.Joshi in his address motivated the students to be updated with the technologies and frame a short term and long term goal. He motivated the students to develop the skill of socializing and selling their talents which is very vital for a budding lawyer. The Curriculum of the University (i.e.) Choice Based Credit System was explained and he insisted the students to go through the University Website and Facebook to keep abreast of the events going on in the institution.
Hon’ble Chancellor in his inspiring speech appreciated the chronological development of the college which has produced a series of Gold Medalists and 22 Judges. He welcomed the students through his pearls of wisdom and urged them to inculcate professionalism and values and make the utmost of the golden opportunity availed to them.
Present on the occasion were all the Faculty Members and students of Law College Dehradun. Dr. Prabha Lama brilliantly anchored the entire event and the occasion culminated with the National Anthem.